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ABC
Dec 23, 2012 6:00pm PST
the napa river, flood stage, 16 feet. it will go over about a foot over flood stage tonight, tomorrow morning, same holds true for the napa river. over flood stage for a temporary amount of time and then recede quickly tomorrow. we'll check out the rainfall totals and the forecast coming up. >> ama: a warning in the south bay. the creek is about to overflow its banks. we're live in men menlo park. >> this is the bridge and crews just arrive. they brought sandbags and are placing them here along the street. they've also blocked off this entire area. they're trying to keep the curious public away from the rising waters of the creek. where we are, the creek divides palo alto and menlo park, and the last time it overran its banks was back in 1998, and they think it's going to flood again tonight. within the past hour or so men lo park firefighters have been driving through neighborhoods, warning residents about the rising creek. the san mateo county security alert system is calling people. there are homes that run along -- right along the creek, and those residents are feeling a
ABC
Dec 25, 2012 11:00pm PST
and napa county. highway 121 and highway 12 floods after a heavy rain and then becomes a river when the high tide occurs and pours more water into the area. the road will be closed until sometime on wednesday. the rain was heavy throughout the bay area. the streets became flooded after 5:00 p.m. umbrellas were a necessary part of any wardrobe on this christmas day. the rain poured down on richmond and mcdonald avenue slowing traffic. the frontage roads were partially covered. few drivers slowed down. roads were filled with people returning from spending the holidays with family and friends. they were very busy due to twice the usual accidents. cedric emerson is ready for dry weather. >> i am actually from the bay area, so i am used to it. it is definitely rough when you drive out there on the freeways. >> are you happy to see the rain go? >> yes, i am. i am ready to get this nice weather back. >> water was the reason for the closure. but the rain was not the culprit. a watermain burst beneath the roadway. it closed because they feared the leakage could cause the roadway to collapse.
ABC
Dec 26, 2012 1:05am PST
much of a traffic problem. >> this is all too common a sight in sonoma and napa county. highway 121 and highway 12 floods after a heavy rain and then becomes a river when the high tide occurs and pours more water into the area. the road will be closed until sometime on wednesday. the rain was heavy throughout the bay area. the streets became flooded after 5:00 p.m. umbrellas were a necessary part of any wardrobe on this christmas day. the rain poured down on richmond and mcdonald avenue slowing traffic. the frontage roads were partially covered. few drivers slowed down. roads were filled with people returning from spending the holidays with family and friends. they were very busy due to twice the usual accidents. cedric emerson is ready for dry weather. >> i am actually from the bay area, so i am used to it. it is definitely rough when you drive out there on the freeways. >> are you happy to see the rain go? >> yes, i am. i am ready to get this nice weather back. >> water was the reason for the closure. but the rain was not the culprit. a watermain burst beneath the roadway. it clos
ABC
Dec 23, 2012 11:00pm PST
closures and now concerns that a levy could break. and flood warnings on the napa river and a major intersection closed. good evening. thank you so much for joining us. i'm ama dates. we have live team coverage of our storm wach. lilian kim is on the peninsula where a creek over ran its banks. and there was lots of flooding in the north bay where cornell bernard is. we start with leigh glaser. leigh? >> what a difference about six, eight hours makes. live doppler 7hd, very active earlier this morning beginning at 7:00 a.m. as the cold front moved through. now you could barely even tell we had any rain at all. we are looking live now, folks, and you can see the receive rain has pushed on to the south and east of the bay area. still getting a few little sprinkles here and there between morgan hill and hollister. mainly at the higher elevations, but most of the rain, or actually all of the rain has moved out of the area. we did have quite a bit of rainfall. we still have a couple of river watches. these are river watches in affect until tomorrow morning. the river right now is at 27 fe
KOFY
Dec 26, 2012 9:00pm PST
in liver move. about the same napa and up to the north, not too much in santa rosa. skies cleared. talking about patchy frost in napa and sonoma and we will give you the numbers and outlook when the run returns coming up in the seven day outlook. >> you saw from the map mr. how much rain fell in the north bay. while the break is nice there are still worries in the north bay about the threat of mud slides and weakened trees. cornel has the store arery now from mill valley. >> tree crews say it is not what they wanted for christmas. so much work they can barely keep up. a family snapped a picture east after a 50 feet tree blocked the road. >> when i saw it, it was like a massive just like mess so i was kind of like shocked. >> arborists say storms weakened the earth and created danger for the public. >> how saishow saturated is th? >> 100%. a lot of rain and moisture. weak ones are falling over. >> tree crews still removing this 70-year-old tree blocking a driveway. so much water coming off the mountains in mill valley it is creating a spectacle and a lot of worry for firefighters. >> we are
ABC
Dec 24, 2012 6:00pm PST
bernard is live in napa. a dramatic water rescue on napa river. >> much of wine country is still drying out after the storm, but the napa river as you can see here is still high, swollen with rain. we arrived moments after a man wound up in the river right underneath the third street bridge. >> a man flailing, fighting to stay afloat in the middle of the napa river. crowds on the bank watched the drama unfold. >> they were there really quick. >> we needed to get him out real quick. we got a good throw on the rope. >> the victim was pulled ashore. a ladder was brought in and the man was pulled to safety. there was no time to waste. in sonoma county, high water is still a big issue. intersection of 12 and 121 was underwater when sonoma creek overflowed its banks. today the water is still spilling into nearby vineyards. >> it looks like the ocean is out there right now. only nice thing is all the vines are dormant so there is no harm. >> dozens of roads are still flooded. george lives near sonoma creek and he is frustrated. >> every year there is more water in the creek and less creek to c
ABC
Dec 24, 2012 2:00am PST
tomorrow morning below flood stage at 30 feet. the napa river in napa 23 feet right now. you can see the flood stage is 25 feet. it crested earlier today at 26 feet. it is just a foot above flood stage. it is now receding. i think the flood watch for that part of the napa river will be lifted in the next couple hours. how much rainfall? we take a look at that coming up. >> thank you. >>> hundreds of people living on the peninsula abandoned their homes after the creek started flooding the area. the new concern tonight is whether the levies will hold. lilian kim is live in palo alto with the latest. lilian? >> reporter: ama, the waters have receiptedded a bit, but it is still flowing and the levies have started to weaken. they detected three boils in levies close to homes. the creek first over ran its banks near woodland and university avenues, right in front of the 4 seasons hotel in palo alto. many took a risk and drove through the intersection before police shut it down. water from the rising creek hit 101 next. this is what it looked like on the northbound lanes just before the uni
FOX
Dec 24, 2012 6:00am PST
stages. the rest of us are dry and cool, 42 in concord, low 40s in fairfield, 37 in napa, 37 in santa rosa. partly cloudy cool afternoon, 55 in oakland for the second half, 54 for you san mateo, low- to-mid 50s for the inland east bay and low-to-mid 50s for the west bay. a shower chance will continue wednesday morning and then we are drying out and we are dry through the weekend. i will show you a detailed timeline of that rain coming up. >>> all right, rosemary, not a good game yesterday. it is falling, postseason after a big loss to seattle. >>> police clashed with protesters in india, the reason the crowd of angry demonstrators grew by the thousands, we will have more on that. >>> plus new tools in muni, stay tuned for more, we will explain. . >>> new this morning, police are looking for the person responsible for shooting two firefighters. police say one firefighter is in satisfactory condition and you can see how big that fire was. the other victims' condition is not known and the fire is still burning and has spread to a second homement we will have the latest developments -- on
KOFY
Dec 26, 2012 12:00am PST
in sonoma and napa county. highway 121 and highway 12 floods after a heavy rain and then becomes a river when the high tide occurs and pours more water into the area. the road will be closed until sometime on wednesday. the rain was heavy throughout the bay area. the streets became flooded after 5:00 p.m. umbrellas were a necessary part of any wardrobe on this christmas day. the rain poured down on richmond and mcdonald avenue slowing traffic. the frontage roads were partially covered. few drivers slowed down. roads were filled with people returning from spending the holidays with family and friends. they were very busy due to twice the usual accidents. cedric emerson is ready for dry weather. >> i am actually from the bay area, so i am used to it. it is definitely rough when you drive out there on the freeways. >> are you happy to see the rain go? >> yes, i am. i am ready to get this nice weather back. >> water was the reason for the closure. but the rain was not the culprit. a watermain burst beneath the roadway. it closed because they feared the leakage could cause the roadway to coll
KOFY
Dec 24, 2012 9:00pm PST
afloat in the middle of the napa river. crowds on the bank watching the drama awn fold. >> they were there really quick. we sat down and all of a sudden they were just there. >> needed to get them out real quick. we got a good throw on the rope. >> the rope worked. victim was pulled to shore. ladder brought in and the man climbed out to safety. with refer running so high firefighters knew there was no time to wast waste. in sonoma county high water is still a big issue. the intersection of highway 12 and 121 was under water yesterday when sonoma creek overflowed its banks. today the water is still spilling into nearby vineyard. >> looks like the ocean. is throughout right now. the only nice thing is it's all the vines are dormant so no harm there. >> does he says of road like this one are still flooded. towards sonoma creek he's from frustrate the. >> every year there's more water in the creek and less creek to contain it. >>reporter: the man in the river firefighters suspect he was intoxicated. he told them he jumped into the river because it seemed like fun. >> are you o
ABC
Dec 26, 2012 4:30am PST
and runoff have napa river swollen, but well within its banks. other parts of wine country look more like lakes. water topped levee at sonoma creek. an area where people expect flooding in heavy rain not a big problem for the chardonnay lines this time of year and there are long term benefits. >> for the vineyards it recharges water supply, allows us to -- we get the topsoil from the valley. the bada;hjç news is every yeart costs 10 to $15,000 to clear out. >> they repair broken levees once a year. >>> commuters crossing santa cruz mountains have more water on the roads. typically, it is where most of the rain falls since pacific storms dump water as they cross this first mountain range. fog could be a hazard hill are saturated and prone to rock and mudslides. crews have been cordoning them off quickly. mountain residents had to spend christmas sandbagging their property. >> the big concern why you guys are filling up on sandbags? >> keep the hill from sliding into my neighbor's house. i got water runoff on the top of my driveway. >> creeks and rivers in the santa cruz mountains are runn
KOFY
Dec 23, 2012 9:00pm PST
feet below flood stage. napa river flood stage is 16 feet and a little up 16.8 feet. then will quicklyarly tomorrow recede well below the flood stage. minor fluctuations, napa river, it's 25 feet and sitting at 23 feet expected to crest at 26 feet. already everything is starting to come down as the rain has started to let up. clearing tonight, temperatures will be cooler, already 46 in santa rosa. 52 in san rafael. 51 in san francisco. san jose, 53 degrees. here is a look at the forecast and clearing and cooler overnight. a dry day for christmas eve and more rain christmas day. this is actual frontal system that brought us heavy rain and you can see it pushed its way across the bay area. this is how it was this morning at 7:00 a.m. by 3:00 that is when the severe weather broke out to the peninsula as well as down towards santa cruz and now all of this has moved on to the east. here is a look at timing. we'll look at clearing, you can see 5:00 a.m., clearing and then as we head into christmas day by 7:00, start to see the next system started to advance. this is christ
FOX
Dec 24, 2012 7:00am PST
. a flood warning for the napa river has been canceled. the river did rise more than a foot above flood stage last night. the water started to level off. many rural records were closed. in forestville, rain and high winds knocked a tree into a house and in cau taty, the -- ke ta ta, the -- ketate opened up a sinkhole. >> hopefully we have a break in the sinkhole and catch up and get our heads above the water and get a break and fix some of the problems that we do have out there. >> crews say it could take a few days to fix the problems caused by the storm. >>> the storm has knocked out power to tens of thousands of people in the bay area. pg&e is reporting more than a thousand homes and businesses are without power in the north bay. 18 in the south bay and 288 in the east bay. >>> well, there there is a strict new alcohol policy taking effect in camp pendleton in the new year. >>> and some in congress fear they may actually go over the fiscal cliff. where both sides are right now. ♪ you used the oven? boom ♪ [ male announcer ] pillsbury crescents. let the making begin. here's a bet
FOX
Dec 24, 2012 5:00am PST
and napa will have a cool day and we will have sunshine and it feels pretty good out there and a nice winter's quiet day. rain is lasting from tuesday into wednesday. partly cloudy and mostly cloudy on saturday. afternoon highs in the mid-50s. i will have a timeline of tomorrow's rain coming up. >>> well, we are counting down the final hours until christmas day. we will be in good company if you are headed off to the mall today. >>> he didn't die on the front lines, what officials are saying about their investigation. >>> here is a look at the san mateo bridge, traffic is looking good in both directions and we will tell you about the incident coming up in traffic. well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv with a total home dvr included free for life. only $29 a month for six mon
CBS
Dec 25, 2012 6:00pm PST
for napa, hayward, oakland, san francisco today and downtown, only at 48 degrees. sonoma, you only hit 46. one of the cooler christmases we've had in a while. the reason we have the cool front pushing through, breezy, notice all the yellow and red. the heaviest return now pushing off to the east and moving from the bay area towards the sierra where heavy snow will fall. wet, breedsy at times overnight tonight for the first half of tomorrow. then that front is gone. for one day, again, only one day, we'll dry out with high pressure building in thursday, looks mainly dry before another rain maker moves in for friday and saturday. just some showers out there over the weekend. but saturday looks to be the wetter day of our two-day weekend. soaking rainfall possible through tonight. slight chance of an isolated thunderstorm. we saw reports of small hail in south santa clara county. rainfall ending by tomorrow afternoon and we get that break before the rain moves back. highs too many, mid-50s. lots of you heading back to the mall to return the gifts you got today. look the at highs in the low 5
CBS
Dec 26, 2012 5:00am PST
in. >> reporter: scott meadows runs salinas vineyards in california's napa valley and there's a good reason he put that american bald eagle on the bottle. seems kind of nationalistic. >> that was a specific from our chinese owners. china overall is looking to bring parts of america to china. >> reporter: in 2010, this vineyard was up for sale. chinese investors bought it and now 90% of the wine from here that's 9,000 cases -- is shipped to china. what does a chinese company want with a vineyard in napa valley? >> there's a big demand in china for luxury goods for goods that are scarce and for goods that are well made. so rather than buying chinese- made products and spending our money over there, they're buying american made products and sending their money back over here. >> reporter: on the jobs stay here? >> and the jobs stay here. >> reporter: rich chinese firms have investigated billions in the u.s. 1.3billion in california companies. a reported $560 million invested in the past year. the chinese are also boosting the golden state's housing recovery. they have bought one out of
KRON
Dec 28, 2012 4:00am PST
are taking accoun this is a look. this is t tam cam here it is a cold start to the morning. 364 napa and vallejo. remember these are not the coldest temperatures numbers of the morning. they will continue to drop as we approach sunrise. >> here is a look at your satellite and radar. we do have a mini storm sitting offshore. it is making its way to northern california. i have been looking at the latest models. there is some disagreement. yesterday's models were showing widespread rain and then that would spread from north to south however, these latest models did not indicate that their future cast 4 dick's by 8:00 a.m. mostly cloudy conditions. set the clock into motion. green on your screen. this is offshore. as we set the clock into motion by 9:00 p.m.. he was a the yellow and green remains on the screen. mesolite rai for the coast linemaybe some light rain for the coast line. by the 8:00 a.m. hour we could see light rain around san jose and mountain view. it depends on where you're located. east bay interior valleys may not see any rain at all. in terms of afternoon highs 54 valle
CBS
Dec 26, 2012 4:30am PST
at mornings@cbs5.com. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, from napa grapes - to califa real estate. >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald >>> seems kind of nationalistic. >> it does. >> that was the specific request from china owners. >> from napa grapes to california real estate why china is suddenly buying america. >> if you worked on christmas day, you're not alone. what you might notice at restaurants and retailers that's different from just a few years ago. >> and we have numerous showers outside right now. some of them heavy at times. when will the rain finally end? we'll let you know coming up. >> good morning. it's wednesday, december 26. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm brian hackney. frank is off today. the time is straight up 5:00. and a storm system that pelted much of the south and midwest with snow and strong winds is aiming for the northeast. >> the weather is already being blamed for three deaths including a man near houston who was in his public when a large tree fell on it. more than 100,000 homes and businesses lost power christmas day for at least a while across several southern sta
KRON
Dec 24, 2012 4:00am PST
of palo alto, menlo park, and at last check, six homes officials say the napa river. north of napa near st. helena. is currently at 26-and-a-half. that's a- the national weather warning remains in effect on rest of the day today. residents and businesses in the area were advised to monitor river levels receding. the city has closed veterans memorial park, the preserve park and trancas crossing park until further notice. thousands of nurses will nine bay area hospitals. negotiated labor contracts and improvements in patient care protections. such as staffing levels, health officials want to reduce the number of paid sick days for nurses and technicians, while eliminating health care coverage for those who week. the 49ers. fresh off a patriots last week ran in to a three-headed monster in quarterback russell wilson threw four touchdowns, running back marshawn lynch defense kept colin from ever getting going. the seattle seahawks clinched a spot in the nfc wilson's touchdowns put him cal's lynch added 111 yards rushing and a 24-yard td run sherman returned a block interception for the kaepern
FOX
Dec 26, 2012 7:00am PST
a couple of problems in the napa area. lots of fallen trees, we have trees blocking roadways up there. just be careful when you are out and about especially on the country roads, let's go over to the maps where we can show you where we have a fallen tree at bear creek road. this is sort of off the beaten path. also an accident. highway 24 westbound. also we will watch that for you. up next a look at the toll plaza. you can see traffic is slowing in to the city. we were sort of keeping our fingers crossed it would stay this way and it has. no metering lights. 280, those headlights on the bottom portion of the screen are northbound toward santa clara. traffic is looking good. >> good morning to you. we are taking a live look outside where we have been dealing rain out there. here is the live camera looking toward san francisco. a few breaks in the clouds but those rain source moving through rapidly across the bay area. still the case right now. here we go with the maps showing you the live sweeps. you can seat enhancement in parts of the north bay. rainfall picking up south of nevado, those
ABC
Dec 26, 2012 6:00am PST
.  napa where terry mcsweeney has been reporting all morning of flooding at highway 12, Ñs reopened. >> that just in. the abc7 morning news continues in 25 minutes with news, weather and traffic during "good morning america." >> we are always on at abc7news.com. also where you can find live also where you can find live doppler 7 hd. captioned by closed captioning services, inc. >>> good morning, america. breaking overnight, killer storm. tornadoes hit the gulf coast with more than 30 twisters touching down. >> oh, wow. oh, look at that tornado. >> leaving thousands without power. and it's not over yet. >>> whiteout. 21 states under snow warnings, from texas to maine. the downfall causing highway pileups. and threatening to bring holiday travel to a halt. and get ready. a massive nor'easter is on the way. sam is here with the latest. >>> and the chilling note left by the killer in rochester, new york, who targeted the firefighters as they responded to that massive fire. the gruesome reason he set his neighborhood aflame. >>> and a million-dollar mixup.
FOX
Dec 26, 2012 5:00am PST
area and we have some from san rafael which is going to parts of napa county. in fact yellows and reds do increase arraign fall amounts and they will be on the increase and some will be showing up in the factor as wellment it is now extending out to the middle of the basement we have a few left over sprinkles but there is more activity offshore. once again it is extenting to the south and -- extending from the south to the west in san bruno. notice this precipitation rate is on hillside drive outside of burlingame here and the map is extending out towards raymond city. over the past few times, you can see. as far as current numbers, you will need anatomy bell la or jacket in the lower 50s. today the cold unstable air mass will show a little bit of everything and as a result we have some heavier downpours. here is the forecast at 8:00 and we have showers and temperatures mainly in the 40s and by 12:00, scattered showers and there is a possibility you may run into hail and see how unstable the air mass is today. showers will linger all day long. a look ahead, your five-day forecast, it
FOX
Dec 26, 2012 6:00am PST
. they demonstrated that gun laws do not work. >>> in napa, we have a tree branch and a tree also blocking. we can show you we still have this earlier accident at the boulevard. we have a vehicle spin out and another car hit that car and it's blocked, but it seems traffic is able to get through and there are not too many people out on the roadways. 237 near milpitas and you can see traffic is flowing well, westbound towards sunny veil and 880 near the oakland coliseum, we have traffic flowing nicely in both directions, 647, here is mark. >>> we have some clouds, and showers and downpours, so be prepared for everything, even the possibility of hail. right now, you can see the overall coverage across the bay area and rain coverage is especially towards sonoma county. right around oakland, this is the bay bridge centered over piedmont in contra costa, but still some lingering rain showers outside brentwood last checked. right around stamford moving into portions of the bay and in santa cruz rainfall rates are knocking on the door. heavier rain is coming up and we have this as a recent development in
ABC
Dec 26, 2012 5:00am PST
. >>> in the north bay rain and runoff have napa river swollen, but well within its banks other parts of wine country looked more like lakes, water topped levee at sonoma creek where it borders on 70 acres of vineyards, an area where people expect flooding in, as far as grapes, it is a nuisance for the chardonnay vine but it has benefits. >> for3f-v the vineyards it recharges our water supply, we gets lots of good soil from the valley. bad news is every year it costs 10 to $15,000 to clear debris. >> crews typically repair broken levees once a year after the rainy season. >>> two people have died in avalanche-related accidents. 53-year-old member of the ski patrol was buried in the snow his team was setting explosives to intentionally trigger an a routine safety measure. monday a snowboarder died after getting caught in avalanche, he's a 49-year-old truckee man. heavy snow in the sierra causing traffic problems, i-80 packed with cars going to squaw valley yesterday. one man realized he needed chains with >> very dangerous, we saw a car sliding on the side, we were scared we decided to stop and put ou
KRON
Dec 24, 2012 5:00pm PST
. in this system, we can continue to see the cloud coverage. sonoma, napa county and by 5:00 p.m. the entire bay area is looking to get steady, like a moderate rainfall. it will not be as strong as the last two systems. here we are, by 10:00 p.m. and the steady rain fall should be transitioning. showers on the flesh off. and when stay. on that showers on /off-the- scattered showers and breaks of sunshine eventually degreasing throughout the day and by 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., the creasing. and by christmas morning, the temperatures will be 30's and '40's and sunshine decreasing..l clouds and rain fall expected. your kron 4 7 day around the bay wednesday, we have the scattered showers and sunshine with gusting winds. mostly sunny, and another system on friday, saturday. but there rainfall totals are going to be extremely light if anything. sunshine, sunday & monday. >> with all the fuss, elizabeth corrdan. >> jamie fox... >> i am curious what makes you so curious. jango is also with the samuel objecsamuel l. jackson toward and " le miserables'. is imposed revolutionary france this revolutionary is o
FOX
Dec 25, 2012 7:00am PST
. areas near santa rosa and napa, 3 to 5 degrees above what we fell 24 hours ago. still cool and chilly, 42 in petaluma, 43 in novato. here is the forecast. the line rant wants to move in -- wants to move in by 9:00. earlier models had us pretty much dry up until noontime. that's changed. this storm approaching a little bit quaker by 2:00. now this the main -- quicker by 2:00. now this is the main. shifting into the central bay by 3:00. in addition to moderate rain, could see the possibility of isolated thunderstorms and gusty conditions. winds 20, 30 miles an hour possible at times by tonight scattered showers. now, here is your extended forecast. straightening out what i mentioned a moment ago, we get scattered showers tonight, scattered showers torm morning and then we're dry. we have dry weather thursday, friday, maybe a sprinkle saturday morning, not putting it on the icon just yet. i'm hoping for dry weather through the weekend. pam? >>> an update community is morning after two volunteers were shot and killed while responding to a house fire. a vigil was held in webster. four fire
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